Principal Medical Writer : Med Ed : £65,000

Principal Medical Writer.


Your role as Principal Medical Writer

You will write content for complex scientific communication projects, and you will support the learning and career development of other medical writing team members. This MedEd agency has a unique editorial team structure giving you, as Principal Medical Writer, an excellent career opportunity. This is explained below and therefore please read on for a compelling offer.

About the medical writing & editorial team

Each account has a dedicated editor to carry out quality control, compliance, and manage the reviewers and approval process. In addition a dedicated copyeditor will fine-tune your copy ensuring consistency in language, tone, and style. This rigorous editorial process results in fewer amends and fewer review rounds and therefore you’re able focus all of your time doing what you do best – crafting a compelling narrative from the client’s scientific data.

Ultimately this medial writing and editorial team structure delivers more impactful medical education and therefore betters results for client. Better results for clients means that the agency wins long term high value business – in fact the agency counts the top 5 pharma companies in the world amongst its long term clients. And for you this means challenging, scientifically engaging, and varied medical writing assignments.

Your career development as Principal Medical Writer

You will benefit from a  5 year personal development plan which ensures your career develops in the way which will motivate you.  Your personal skills development is further assured because of the variety of scientific communication solutions you will work on. Projects range from brand-led medical education campaigns through to advocacy development and consensus publications. Furthermore the communication channels encompass everything from live meetings through to innovative broadcast style communications. And to top it all you’ll have a morale boost as well as a career boost from working with an agency that is a regular winner of external agency awards for its medical education programmes.

Remuneration & working pattern

  • Salary range  is from £58,000 to £65,000 per annum depending upon your experience
  • Private Healthcare package including GP appointments
  • 24 days holiday per annum
  • Hybrid working available with 2 days a week in the Buckinghamshire based office and 3 days remote

Candidate criteria – Principal Medical Writer

  • Experience of working as a medical writer as part of a team within a medical communications agency.
  • Experience of writing educational content for  HCPs, MSLs, patients, and sales teams is also required.
  • An interest in line managing other medical writers is necessary because as a senior member of the medical writing team you will support the learning and development of other medical writers.


If you wish to discuss this vacancy prior to submitting your CV please email in order to arrange a call.

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